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Support to human rights defenders during COVID-19

On Friday December 4th, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the NHRF organized a webinar about the role of Norwegian and international support to human rights defenders in a time where the emergence of COVID-19 has resulted in increased risks for human rights defenders.

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Protecting and promoting human rights under COVID-19

Continued support and solidarity is more important than ever!

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"Human rights defenders reconnect us to what makes the essence of humanity" - Michel Forst

The NHRF has always emphasized the importance of security and protection on an individual and organisational level and will continue to maintain this focus as a core element of our strategy. Therefore, we have taken the opportunity with new key partners with expertise in this area and with lessons learned since the previous version was published, to revise and update the NHRF Guidelines on security and protection for grantees in the field. Read the guidelines' foreword, written by the former UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of HRDs, Michel Forst.

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